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11 years later, americans prepare to reflect on this anniversary of the september 11th terror attacks. the government expends cancer coverage to the work who are responded at ground zero. >> it's like vindication, saying hey listen, you know, we recognize that we did get sick from down there. it's a little bit of a relief. and new video of the mass shooting at a sihk house of worship. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, september 11, 2012.
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good morning. 11 years ago today that al qaeda terrorists hijacked airliners into new york, waeshington, anda fourth jet in pennsylvania. both the obama and romney campaigns have suspended television ads for the day. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: the nation will pause today to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ceremonies will take place in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. the events start at the pentagon, where a ceremony will be held early this morning with the u.s. flag unfurled over the side of the building at sunrise. president obama will attend a wreath-laying ceremony here later this morning. in new york monday night, the new freedom tower was lit up in red, white, and blue. at its base, the world trade center memorial. today, the names of each victim of the twin towers attacks will be read aloud by their families.
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and in shanksville, virginia, monday, leon panetta toured the memorial with united flight 93 went down. at sunset, 40 luminaries lit the wall. vice president biden will attend ceremonies there later this morning. and good news for visitors to the 9/11 memorial in new york. a dispute over how to fund construction of a museum on the memorial grounds was resolved monday night. >> we feel the public is so needing this complimentary experience to the memorial. >> reporter: construction begins at the end of the month. >> that was susan mcginnis reporting this morning. important news for tens of thousands of first responders who worked at the world trade center site and were exposed to toxic chemicals. the government added some 50 types of cancer. >> reporter: for three years, firefighter ray pfeiffer has been saying the hundreds of
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hours he worked had something to do with his advanced kidney cancer. >> it's like vindication, saying hey listen, we recognize that we were down there, we did get sick from down there, and it's a little bit of relief. >> reporter: last year, the world trade center health program was granted $1.5 billion over five years to treat and monitor about 40,000 people who worked in toxic conditions following the atax. the program covers asthma, chronic cough as well as post traumatic stress disorder and depression. but until now, not cancer. the decision adds a wide range of dancers to the official roster of world trade center related health conditions. the list includes cancer of the lung, breast, and colon, as well as leukemia and lymphoma. although cheered by first responder groups, the decision comes without additional financing. t.j. gilmore is a mason who worked on the pile. >> a lot of guys have died since
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we started. we're not going to give up. we'll have to go back to washington again and put some more money into the fund. >> reporter: each year, he hosts a gathering for some of the men he worked with. >> a lot of people have gotten sick. cops, firemen, construction workers. they need to be recognized as well. >> reporter: it's not been proven that toxic exposure can cause all these cancers, but 70 known and possible carcinogens were present in that toxic plume, so the panel is giving the first responders the benefit of the doubt. leon panetta says a book by the navy seal who took part in the osama bin laden raid sets a bad precedent. the book written by a seal was not vetted by the defense department and panetta told nora o'donald that's a big concern. >> people who are part of that operation who commit themselves to the promise that they will not reveal the sensitive
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operations and not publish anything without bringing it through the pentagon so that we can ensure that it doesn't reveal sensitive information. when they fail to do that, we have got to make sure that they stand by the promise they made to this country. >> more of nora o'donnell's interview later on "cbs this morning." al qaeda's second in command in yemen was killed by an air strike. he and six companions were killed by a missile in southern yemen yesterday. the missiles they believe were fired by an unmanned u.n. drone. he spent six years in guantanamo bay. another prisoner died at the guantanamo bay prison. u.s. officials say the man was found unconscious. it's unclear what caused his death. he was from yemen, the ninth detainee to die at guantanamo bay since it opened back in 2002. to politics now. former president bill clinton will campaign on behalf of president obama today in florida. he'll speak at florida
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international university in miami and discuss the economy. mr. clinton will campaign tomorrow in orlando. mitt romney campaigned in the critical battleground state of ohio yesterday. no republican has won the white house without winning ohio. romney lashed out at president obama's economic policies. >> forward is his campaign's slogan. i think forewarned is a better term. we know what would happen if he were re-elected. we'd see more years of high unemployment. we'd see more years of massive deaf sitz. >> ohio has 18 electoral votes. both polls show mr. obama with a narrow lead there. coming up on a tuesday morning, an update on chicago's teachers strike. plus the wildfire season drags on in the west. major wildfires are forcing hundreds to evacuate. this is the morning news. my doctor said...latisse® is the only fda approved prescription
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an emergency has been declared in central washington state. several major fires are burning there. the barker canyon fire has burned over 14,000 acres. some 60 homeowners have been ordered to evacuate. in idaho, more than 500 firefighters are battling the mcguire fire. it's burned over 20,000 acres and is threatening more than 620 buildings and homes. also in wyoming about a thousand residents very warned they may have to be evacuated. a wildfire burning near jackson. a u.s. panel is standing by its recommendation that healthy women should not get routinely screened for ovarian cancer because the tests do more harm than good. the united states preventative task force made that same recommendation in 2004. it released new findings monday after conducting a larger clinical trial. ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women. it is day two of the chicago teachers strike. educators took to the picket line monday over performance evaluations for laid off teachers.
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the school board and teachers union are scheduled to meet again today, but right now neither side appears ready to budge. >> 28% of the teaching staff being in the firing line that way, that will stress our teaching corps and not help it. >> i'm not going to allow another generation to go on the shortest school day and the shortest school year. i'm not going to allow another generation to go that doesn't make sure we make improvements in our most rigorous curriculum. >> this is the first time in 25 years chicago teachers have gone on strike. "cbs moneywatch" time on a tuesday is. the chevy volt a big money loser? ashley morrison with more on that. >> overseas stocks mostly dipped ahead of a ruling by a german court on the eurozone bailout fund. tokyo's nikkei fell more than a half a percent. investors are waiting to hear from ben bernanke this week. he could announce new steps to stimulate the economy when the central bank's policymakers meet
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wednesday and thursday. on monday, the fed reported that americans cut back on their credit card use in august for a second straight month. on wall street, the dow lost 52 points while the nasdaq was down 32. general motors is disputing a report that it is losing as much as $49,000 on each chevy volt it builds. according to estimates provided to reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts, it costs as much as $89 to build a single volt. the base price for the plug-in hybrid vehicle is just under $40,000. year-to-date sales for the volt are far below expectations and the plant that makes the car will halt production for four weeks. gm admits it is losing money on the volt, but it calls the reuters estimate "grossly wrong." more and more americans are pulling the plug on watching tv the old fashioned way. according to the nielsen company, about five million homes no longer receive tv
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signals over the air or through cable or satellite. that doesn't mean they aren't using their tvs. about three quarters of those homes stream content, watch dvds or play video games. move over apple and samsung. toys 'r' us says it will launch its own tablet this month. the tabeo will be geared toward children and will hit the market in time for the hollywood shopping season. the computer will sell for about $150 and come preloaded with 50 apps. something tells me that santa's going to need to bring one of those to our house. >> look, i don't have to share mine anymore. >> and one for you. >> yeah. i need one of those, don't i? tell the kids, byo. buy your own, kids. what are you trying to say, ashley? >> there's a kid in you. that's what i'm saying. >> perfect. and to you as well.
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ashley, good to see you. thank you so much. when we come back on a tuesday, we'll have your weather forecast. in sports, football coast to coast. a monday night double header to close out week one of the nfl season. ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1
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let's check your national forecast. showers and thunderstorms will develop from the desert southwest to southern wyoming and colorado. flash floods are likely in some areas. sunny and dry across the rest of the country with fall-like temperatures. except for the southern half of florida, which will see scattered thunderstorms. in sports this morning, a monday night nfl double-header. the late game, chargers at the raiders, third quarter. a great blocked punt. the chargers' donte rosario blows up the middle and slaps at the ball before it even leaves the punter's foot. in the fourth, nate kaeding kicks his fifth field goal of the game. the baltimore ravens broke out the new no-huddle offense and went wright over the bengals. joe flacco even sat on the sideline for the final eight minutes of this one. baltimore crushes the bengals 44-13. they extend their home winning streak to 11 games. at the u.s. open, the
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drought for andy murray and britain is finally over. murray went stroke for stroke with novak djokovic for a record-tying four hours and 54 minutes. the first set tiebreaker went an astounding 22 points. in the end, murray outlasted djokovic for his first grand slam title. he's also the first brit in 76 years to win a grand slam singles championship. in baseball, the as snapped the angels' six-game winning streak and they went long to do it. in the fifth, brandon moss hammers one deep right, the 17th homer of the season. in the sixth, the outfield can only watch as cliff pennington launches one out of the park. as over the angels 3-1. a marathon match in cincinnati the 11th. brandon phillips is robbed of the game-winning hit. a shoe string catch. here's the game, though. chase darnell making the great
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catch but can't hold on to the ball. reds win 4-3. when we come back, another look at this morning's top stories. real drama in the world of wrestling. commentator jerry lawlor collapses during a live broadcast. we believe honor is not exclusive to the military, and commitment is not limited to one's military oath. the same set of values that drive our nation's military are the ones we used to build usaa bank. with our award winning apps that allow you to transfer funds, pay bills or manage your finances anywhere, anytime. so that wherever your duty takes you, usaa bank goes with you. visit us online to learn what makes our bank so different. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news.
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. in d.c., sunny and 79. sunny in st. louis, 86. afternoon thunderstorms in denver, 86 degrees. clouds, then sun in seattle, 64. top stories now on a tuesday. this is the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. names of the victims will be read this morning and moments of silence will be observed at ground zero, the pentagon, and in pennsylvania, where a fourth hijacked plane crashed. the federal government says firefighters, police, and other first responders who worked in the toxic conditions at the
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world trade center following the attacks will be covered by health benefits if they are stricken with cancer. police in wisconsin have released dash cam video of the white supremacist who opened fire at a temple last month. when he came out of the temple, he opened fire on police. >> reporter: video from a squad car camera shows the final seconds of last month's shooting at a temple in oak creek, wisconsin. brian murphy arrives at the temple responding to a 911 call. when the gunman wade michael page exits the temple, he and lieutenant murphy spot each other and open fire. lieutenant murphy is shot in the throat and crawls behind a car for cover. the gunman keeps firing, shooting murphy 15 times. one round goes through another car's window, but murphy survives. just then, officer sam lindle pulls up. >> saw the individual coming at me.
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it's just something that i had a sense that this was not right. the way he was marching at me was an aggressive manner. >> reporter: rifle in hand, lindle gets out of the car and yells to the gunman 75 feet away. a bullet strikes his windshield, and officer linda waits no longer. the gunman falls to the ground, but fires one more time, killing himself. >> from what we've seen now already, we know he was on a mission to cause havoc. he had to be stopped and that's why i decided to shoot at that time. >> reporter: linda says he's no hero. >> i'm just an officer who did my job. no different than the other 200-some officers that responded that day. no better, no worse. >> reporter: oak creek's police chief says linda's actions prevented even more people from being killed. the woman accused of pointing a gun at the south carolina congressman has been ordered to undergo a mental
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evaluation. she appeared in court monday. she was arrested over the weekend. police say she probably didn't even know who he was when she accused him of following her. the fbi and capital police are investiga investigating. no one was hurt and no shots were fired. a real life scare during a worldwide wrestling match. jerry lawlor collapsed during a broadcast of "monday night raw" in montreal. his announcing partner michael cole was sitting next to him when it happened. >> i want to preface this by saying this is not part of tonight's entertainment. this is a real life situation. my broadcast colleague jerry "the king"lawlor earlier on tonight collapsed in mid match while on commentary. he fell out of his chair to the floor below. doctors were here immediately. >> the wwe says the 62-year-old lawlor suffered a heart attack, but he's said to be breathing on his own. coming up a little later after your local news on "cbs this morning," an exclusive
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. good morning. welcome to 9news now. today is tuesday, september 11. i'm andrea roane. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. here is monika samtani.
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>> i'm tired. >> you were up watching tennis. >> i was wondering if 9news would ever get on last night. chilly out this morning. we have 40s in many spots this morning. it's feeling great out there of the allergy count, though, brutal high yesterday. let's talk about the day planner because it's going to be another beautiful day. maybe better than yesterday because yesterday was a tad breezy. today the winds are going to be light. noontime temperature perfect for lunch outside, 72 degrees. mid afternoon high of 78. we're driving home still looking beautiful at 76. currently 59 at reagan national with clear skies. look at that. satellite and radar, it's just quiet. not must have weather going on but 47 in martinsburg. winchester done to 46. 45 in cumberland and out toward harrisonburg, even frederick maryland has dipped into the mid-40s at the airport. once again the bay and
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annapolis in the low 60s. 50 in la plata and 48 in manassas. mid-70s along the bay. we'll top out about 78. perhaps manassas being the warm spot at 79. it's 4:27. here comes monika samtani. she's got your timesaver traffic on this tuesday morning. thank you so much, howard. good morning, everybody. things look good outside right now. you just have that tiny witness of construction with only -- tiny bit of construction with only the right lane getting by. outer loop between 123 and 127. only the right lane will get you through there. 66 looks okay. let's take a live look outside and show what you it looks like. if you're planning to head northbound on 395, looking good. lanes open north of duke street up to the 14th street bridge. this time to the north side of the beltway where we're fine between 95 and i-270. no issues to report on 270 if you're heading in from frederick and south of town at
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the wilson bridge, nice and quiet across the river as well. i'll be back with more coming up at 4:39. >> thank you, monika. today is the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. there will be memorial ceremonies in new york, arlington, virginia and shanksville, pennsylvania. >> in new york official there is have reached an agreement which will allow construction to resume on the 9/11 memorial museum. the work will start once again at the end of the month. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: the nation will pause today to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ceremonies will take place in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. the events start at the pentagon where a ceremony will be held this morning with a u.s. flag unfurled at the side of the building at sunrise. president obama will attend a wreath laying ceremony later this morning. in new york monday night, the new freedom tower was lit up in red, white and blue. at its base the world trade
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center memorial. today the names of each victim of the twin towers attacks will be read aloud by their families. in shanks ville, pennsylvania, leon panetta toured the memorial where united flight 93 went down. at sunset 40 luminaries lit the wall where names of the 40 victims are etched in stone. vice president biden will attend ceremonies there later this morning. and now there's help coming for first responders suffering health effects from ground zero. the federal government will now include 50 types of cancer in a program that pays for their health care costs. ray phifer is one of those who could be helped. >> all the way down to the knee is all metal. >> reporter: the new york city fireman worked at ground zero searching for survivors. now he has an aggressive type of kidney cancer that has spread to his lungs. despite his condition, he considers himself lucky. >> i had 11 more years with my family where these guys were

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